D-Link Systems today announced its latest generation of SmartPro switches with available 16, 24 or 48 port models — for SMBs.
“This new series of SmartPro switches offers many key features previously only available in full-featured managed switches, including 10 Gigabit ports, physical stacking capabilities and an enhanced Command Line Interface (CLI),” said Steven Olen, director of product marketing, D-Link Systems.
The new switches are available in 16, 24 or 48 10/100/1000 Mbps port models. D-Link said these switches also include 2 Gigabit SFP ports and 2 10G SFP+ ports. A 24 port PoE+ model is also available, compliant with IEEE 802.3, supporting up to 30W of power output on any particular PoE port.
The company said six units or 288 Gigabit ports can be configured as a stack with up to 40 Gigabits of full duplex stacking bandwidth using optional direct attach copper (DAC) or fiber optic cables to provide high bandwidth with cost efficiency.
Unlike competitive models, any switch in the DGS-1510 SmartPro series can be mixed in a single stack to allow simultaneous and easy configuration, management and troubleshooting.
Features of DGS-1510 Series
It supports a fully featured CLI via dedicated out-of-band console port for simplified network operations, administration and maintenance.
In addition, it provides inter-VLAN routing capabilities to alleviate undue loading on an SMB’s network router.
These switches are equipped with complete lineup of Layer 2 features, including IGMP Snooping, Port Mirroring, Spanning Tree, and Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP).
It supports Auto Surveillance VLAN (ASV) and Auto Voice VLAN, best suited for VoIP and video surveillance deployments
SMBs will benefit as the new D-Link switches supports various IPv6 functions such as MLD Snooping, IPv6 ACL/QoS, and IMPBv6 to ensure seamless integration of next generation networks
D-Link Green 3.0 Technology will assist users as switches uses 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet standard to conserve power without sacrificing operational performance or functionality by automatically decreasing power usage when traffic is low.